Kuss History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Kuss family

The surname Kuss was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Kuss family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kuss research. Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1752 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Kuss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kuss Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Guss, Güss, Gusser, Gussich, Gus, Gusner, Gess, Gessel, Cuss and many more.

Early Notables of the Kuss family (pre 1700)

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Kuss migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kuss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Kuss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • John Kuss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1759 [1]
  • Wilhelm Henrich Kuss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
Kuss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Catharina Kuss, aged 19, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Anna Kuss, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1896
Kuss Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • August Kuss, aged 71, who landed in America, in 1901
  • Emma Kuss, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1901
  • August Kuss, aged 2, who immigrated to the United States from Olurstrick, Austria, in 1907
  • Antoni Kuss, aged 11, who immigrated to America from Jerespol, Russia, in 1911
  • Eduard Kuss, aged 21, who settled in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Kuss (post 1700)

  • Otto Robert "Pat" Kuss (1911-1980), American professional wrestler, best known for his work with Central States Wrestling from 1948 to 1950
  • Sepp Kuss (b. 1994), American cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo–Visma
  • Matthew J. Kuss, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956 [2]
  • Donald J. Kuss, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly 3rd District, 1965 [2]
  • Walter Kuss (b. 1965), German cross-country skier at the 1988 Winter Olympics
  • Walter Kuss (b. 1965), retired West German Olympic cross country skier who competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics
  • René Küss (1913-2006), French urologist and transplant surgeon who made ground-breaking contributions in renal tract surgery and kidney transplantation
  • Georges Küss (1877-1967), French surgeon
  • Georges Albert Küss (1867-1936), French physiologist, Head of laboratory at Trousseau Hospital
  • Émile Küss (1815-1871), French physician and politician who with Charles-Emmanuel Sédillot, performed the first recorded biopsy on a tumour

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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